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New York Times, Tuesday, March 31, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,357
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1. Fictional elephant. : BABAR
6. Student, for short. : SOPH
10. Indigo. : ANIL
14. "Only ___ ." : AROSE
15. Hawaiian thrush. : OMAO
16. In ___ parentis. : LOCO
17. Kill-joy. : SPOILSPORT
19. Taunt. : TWIT
20. Courage. : HARDIHOOD
21. Goose. : BRANT
22. Repeatedly. : EVER
23. Hotel room. : LOUNGE
24. Initials of 1933. : CCC
27. Read copy. : EDIT
29. Waterless. : ARID
30. Mirthful sound. : HAHA
32. Capricious. : FANTASTIC
36. "He ___ Englishman!" : ISAN
37. Girl of song. : DINAH
38. God with a magic hammer. : THOR
39. Memento of the trolley age. : CARTRACKS
41. Silk, in Rome. : SETA
42. Row. : TIER
43. Literary abbreviation. : SHAK
46. Seize. : NAB
47. Magic conveyance. : CARPET
49. ___ Cong. : VIET
51. Of a region. : AREAL
52. Manufacturer's concern. : FAIRTRADE
57. French pronoun. : NOUS
58. Heavy burdens. : MILLSTONES
59. Pioneer cartoonist. : NAST
60. Of a certain shape. : OVAL
61. Flower. : LOTUS
62. Word element meaning "of Mars." : AREO
63. Part of N. B. : BENE
64. Amazed: Fr. : EPATE
1. A good time: Brit. slang. : BASH
2. Harp: It. : ARPA
3. Social liability. : BOOR
4. Out of the way. : ASIDE
5. Experience again. : RELIVE
6. Somniferous. : SOPORIFIC
7. Sequel to "Typee." : OMOO
8. Leopard: Poet. : PARD
9. Excitable. : HOT
10. Philanthropists. : ALTRUISTS
11. Occasionally. : NOWANDTHEN
12. Sugary substance. : ICING
13. Soprano Lehmann. : LOTTE
18. Lean-to. : SHED
21. Cold Adriatic wind. : BORA
23. Strip of wood. : LATH
24. Modish. : CHIC
25. ___ Rosada, in Buenos Aires : CASA
26. Pale, yellowish green. : CHARTREUSE
28. Guppies' homes. : TANKS
31. Appetite whetter. : ANTIPASTO
33. Where Vanderbilt University is. : NASHVILLE
34. Greek letter. : IOTA
35. Zodiacal sign. : CRAB
37. Short arrow. : DART
40. Dance. : REEL
44. Tunes. : AIRS
45. Type of drum. : KETTLE
47. Tropical plant. : CANNA
48. Booming. : AROAR
50. Scout group. : TROOP
52. Rush hour. : FIVE
53. Actor Bunce. : ALAN
54. Theatrical group. : ANTA
55. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : DEUT
56. In ___ . : ESSE
58. Movie group. : MOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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